Overdentures In Missoula, MT

Take back control of your smile and eat the foods you love! It’s all possible with custom fit overdentures. If you have a few remaining natural teeth you may be able to save them and put them to good use supporting your removable complete or partial denture while preserving bone health. Book your appointment with one of our Board Certified Prosthodontists at Meng Dentistry today!

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Overdentures At Meng Dentistry

There’s nobody more qualified to provide you with the tooth-supported overdenture treatment you’re looking for than Meng Dentistry. Our board-certified prosthodontists and in-house dental lab specialize in making natural-looking custom prostheses with a perfect fit for maximum comfort and functionality. We’re determined to make a positive impact on your quality of life by helping you find the right solution for your dental concerns.

Restore Your Smile With Overdentures:

Broken or missing teeth can give you much more than just an imperfect smile. With overdentures  you will not only get the confidence back you once lost, but gain several benefits in return which include; 

Tooth-supported overdentures can be a great option if you have very few remaining natural teeth that you want to save. Removable partial or complete dentures overlie and attach to retained natural teeth or tooth roots in the maxillary (upper) and/or mandibular (lower) arch, offering more stability than conventional dentures. The presence and continued stimulation of a healthy periodontal ligament (the tissue that anchors your natural teeth to your jaw bone) may help to prevent bone resorption as well as maintain a more natural feeling when chewing. 

The natural teeth may require additional procedures to prepare them to act as abutments (attachments) for the overdenture prosthesis, such as reshaping and/or root canal treatment. Once they’re prepared, a prosthodontist will take an impression and fabricate a custom removable appliance to fit securely over top, giving you a beautiful and natural-looking smile. 

If you wish to learn more about overdenture treatment and how it can improve your quality of life, Meng Dentistry offers free consultations to all patients – so give us a call today.

Benefits: 

  • Enhancing your ability to speak and eat normally
  • Boost your confidence and improve overall health
  • Comfortably eat all of the foods you love
  • Preventing appearance of premature aging

FAQs:

Are overdentures right for me?

Tooth or implant supported overdentures are not for everyone. The best person to determine whether you're a suitable candidate for overdenture treatment is an experienced prosthodontist. After an evaluation of your current oral and overall health, your goals, the level and quality of your bone, and the condition of your existing teeth, they will be able to talk you through all the treatment options that are appropriate for you and your situation.

A patient who may be a candidate for overdentures typically struggle with the following problems:  

  • Lost or losing all but a few teeth
  • Wishing to avoid conventional dentures
  • Concerned about bone loss from complete dentures
  • Interested in saving remaining teeth
  • Suffering from ill-fitting partial dentures
  • Reduced ability to chew or speak

Are there other types of overdentures?

A wide variety of overdentures are available today, including tooth-supported and implant overdentures, as well as removable and fixed (permanent dentures). The one that’s right for you will depend on your unique situation. Your dentist will assess your current oral health and discuss your goals with you to customize a treatment plan. 

Both tooth-supported and implant overdentures will help prevent bone loss and offer a more stable fit and more comfortable experience by attaching to an anchor in the jaw. 

With tooth-supported overdentures, the remaining teeth you have are leveraged to act as the anchors for a removable denture that attaches securely over top. The ligaments (soft tissue) around the natural tooth structure allow you to feel a more normal sensation of chewing than with traditional dentures.

With implant overdentures, dental implants are surgically placed into the maxillary (upper) and/or mandibular (lower) jawbone to provide strong and durable support. Implant-supported overdentures allow your dentist to optimize the best support for your bone structure by customizing the number and type of dental implants used, and the option of a fixed (permanent) denture instead of a removable denture.

What do overdentures cost?

At Meng Dentistry, we have in-house specialty dentists and our own dental lab on site, which allows us to offer high quality overdentures at an affordable cost. It also means you get one total cost up front - transparent treatment plans with no hidden costs.

Exact pricing for your treatment can only be determined after an exam with one of our highly trained and qualified dentists. The average cost of overdenture solutions can vary widely depending on the complexity of your case and whether additional procedures are needed.

We offer free, no-obligation consultation, you’ll get one-on-one guidance from an experienced prosthodontist. We’ll work together to create your individual treatment plan, customized to meet your unique oral health needs and goals.  No matter what your dental needs, we'll work with you to fit costs into your budget & most treatment costs can be spread over time with low monthly payments.

We’ll present and discuss the total investment that you may expect -- along with each of your available payment options so that you can make the best choice for you and your lifestyle

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